About The Marina

Aerial shot of the marina and Boston city

Situated at the shore of one of New England’s most revered and culturally rich cities, Charlestown Marina offers excellent access to area attractions, including historic landmarks, diverse and dynamic business opportunities, and lively dining, shopping, and entertainment. Charlestown Marina offers seasonal, transient, and year-round dockage.  Our winter live-aboard community can live comfortably with heated water, sewer lines, and attentive year-round staff.

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Aerial shot of the marina and Boston city
Charlestown Pier 6 & 8

Charlestown has expanded

With the completion of a new, state-of-the-art 121-slip marina on Pier 6, accompanied by world-class amenities and superb waterfront dining, Charlestown Marina has rapidly transformed into one of the most sought-after destinations on Boston Harbor. We are currently taking bookings for the 2024 season; for more information or to secure your reservation, get in touch today.

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25' - 600'
10’ - 62’
Max Draft
Map of Pier 8
25' - 340'
10’ - 62’
Max Draft
Layout of Pier 6

Charlestown Marina
1 Pier 8, 13th Street
Charlestown, MA 02129

42˚22’33 N
71˚02’60 W

Tel: 617.242.2020
VHF: Channel 71


Nate Breyette


Services & Amenities

  • 371 single- and double-loaded slips with all new ipe wood decks that can accommodate vessels up to 400′
  • 1225′ hybrid steel/concrete breakwater system with ipe wood decking designed to reduce wave and wake motion from the outer harbor
  • Complimentary wi-fi
  • Pier 6 Restaurant
  • Paid parking
  • Security staff and cameras

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  • Metered electrical service offering 30 amps, 50 amps, 100 amps, and 200 amps with single- and three- phase power
  • Water connections
  • Complimentary waste pump out
  • Clean showers and restrooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Grilling stations
  • Winter in-water storage

2024 Marina Rates

Seasonal Dockage Rates

Seasonal dockage is based on the greater of the length of the vessel or dock.

Commercial Vessels, please add $100 per foot. Catamarans may be subject to an extra wide charge.

Season Double T HeaD Single LIFT
SUMMER – Pier 8:
May 1 – Oct 31
$235/ft. $350/ft. $290/ft. $430/ft.
SUMMER – Pier 6:
May 1 – Oct 31
$255/ft. $350/ft. $300/ft. $430/ft.
SUMMER – Pier 6 Premier Inner Breakwater:
May 1 – Oct 31
$300/ft. $350/ft. $325/ft. $430/ft.
Nov 1 – Apr 30
$75/ft.* N/A $85/ft.* $360/ft.

* $1500 Liveaboard fee

3% Discount on Seasonal Dockage Total for payments via check, wire, or cash.

Transient Dockage Rates

100% deposit required for transient dockage and utilities. Rates are per foot, per night

  0ft - 40ft 40.1ft - 60ft 60.1ft - 80ft 80.1ft - 150ft 150.1ft - 200ft 200.1ft+
Daily $5.00/ft. $6.50/ft. $7.50/ft. $8.50/ft. $9.50/ft. $10.00/ft.
Weekly $4.50/ft. $6.00/ft. $7.00/ft. $8.00/ft. $9.00/ft. $9.50/ft.
Monthly $4.00/ft. $5.50/ft. $6.50/ft. $7.50/ft. $8.50/ft. $9.00/ft.

Holiday Rates 

Based on availability:  Please add $2/ft. for July 4th weekend (Jun 29 - Jul 4) and Labor Day weekend (Sept 1 - 4). Two-night minimum stay.

Hourly Rates 

Based on availability:  $1.00/ft per hour (2 hour and 30 ft minimum)


All dockage rates are based on the greater of either the slip or the vessel.

Winter fee full payment is due at signing.


Power Rate
30 amp $45.00/day
50 amp $55.00/day
100 amp $145.00/day
Metered shore power $40.00 plus $0.41/KWh (seasonal guests or long term stays)

Please conserve, marina reserves the right to invoice the vessel for excessive usage.


SEASON Monthly Seasonally
Summer (May 1 - Oct 31) $550/month $2500/season
Winter (Nov 1 - April 30) $400/month $1800/season

Parking passes may be granted based on availability. Additional parking may be available at the following nearby garages:

MGH (5th Avenue Parking Garage)

5th Avenue, Boston, MA 02129

Daily Parking: $28.00

No Overnight Parking

5 minutes walking

Flagship Wharf Parking Garage

197 8th Street, Boston, MA 02129


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Daily Parking: $28.00

Monthly Parking: $240.00


Overnight Parking Available

5 minutes walking

Nautica Parking Garage (Near USS Constitution)

88 Constitution Road, Boston, MA 02129


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Daily Parking: $29.00

Monthly Parking: $260.00

*Limited Availability

14 minutes walking

Transient Cancellation Policy

Deposit is paid in full 100% payment taken at time of booking. Guests wishing to cancel or modify their reservation must do so more than 14 days prior to the arrival date. Refunds for cancellations will be made less a $65.00 administrative fee. Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to arrival will forfeit the entire deposit, and modifications made less than 14 days prior to arrival will not be credited. No credit for early departures or late arrivals.



All perishable items and clothing products are nonrefundable.